John Doherty

John Doherty ar leirg na gaoithefilm: Winner of the Torc Award at the Celtic Media Festival 2013 in the Arts category.

First broadcast on TG4 on 30th December 2012.

Music documentary that follows Ciarán Ó Maonaigh in search of stories and legends surrounding the renowned fiddler, John Doherty. Ciarán meets with musicians and aficionados who knew John, trying to get a better understanding of the man who has been a hero of his from a young age as a fellow fiddler.

The film was shown at the Frankie Kennedy Winter School in Donegal in 2012 and has been screened at various fiddle festivals around the world.

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Project categories: Documentaries, Productions

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